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Re: Method to get math to the most people?

From: <hutch@psfc.mit.edu>
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 10:09:58 -0500 (EST)
To: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9912181004170.13972-100000@silas.psfc.mit.edu>
MathML does not work with any popular browser yet, and there seems little
prospect of it being incorporated soon into IE. 

There are several types of interim solutions discussed at
http://silas.psfc.mit.edu/tth/webmath.html
The best (IMHO) is
http://hutchinson.belmont.ma.us/tth

Another (out of date) list is at the bottom of the W3C MathML page:
http://www.w3.org/Math/ 
(called related software).

	Ian Hutchinson, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT. 
	http://psfc.mit.edu/~hutch/home.html

On Sat, 18 Dec 1999, Erik Gillespie wrote:

> What is the best way currently (and months down the road for that matter)
> to get nicely formatted math to the largest number of people?  I've looked
> at many methods and I was hoping to use MathML, but I'd like have the math
> viewable in Internet Explorer 5 and Netscape 4.61 and up.  Currently I
> can't get MathML to work with IE5 even though I heard it's supposed to
> work if you use namespaces.  What's the best method to use to get math to
> the largest amount of people?
> 
> Also, where is a good site to explain how to get MathML using namespaces
> to work in IE5?  Something must be wrong with the way I'm trying to do it
> now because it doesn't work.
> 
> Thanks a lot,
> Erik
> 
Received on Saturday, 18 December 1999 10:10:03 GMT

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